Persistence and Drive Override Skill

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The truth is that persistence and drive override skill. When people say "no," it's a "no" for now. It doesn't mean you can't or shouldn't come back with a new approach. One CEO told me, "I always give 'no' as the first answer, and only if they don't give up but have the confidence to persist and come back at me will I believe their conviction." Bei...
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Two-Step Remedy For Resting B*tch Face

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There are more resting b*tch faces (RBF) in business then there are b*tches. If you want to be a workplace leader you have to rearrange your facial expression. Same goes for resting fart faces (RFF) in men.  Both female and male boomers and millennials send a message they don't intend when they unconsciously adopt a sour face that doesn't matc...
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5 Steps to Manage Conflict Better

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Most people say they hate conflict, yet avoiding it causes more problems. In today's culturally diverse, multigenerational workforce it's bound to happen. Conflicts can be frequent, often petty, and very costly between people speaking different languages, from different generations, and having different religious beliefs and cultural norms. Tempers...
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What Is Leadership Charisma

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What is today's charismatic leader like: They are enablers — energetic, spirited, gutsy, feisty, and maybe a little bit of an ass-kicker. Research shows… -They excite their staff by constantly introducing new ideas. -Have a creative ability that inspires others. -Bring energy and focus to implementing new ideas. -Change with the time at breakneck s...
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You’re In Control of Your Brain

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Powerful Lessons from Two Four-Year Olds My grandniece had a rough day at home. She'd soiled the heat vents in her room, roughed up her little sister's toys, spoke some new and inappropriate words, all resulting in extended "time out" in her room. At dinner in between conversation with her parents about the day, she said, "Even though you made me s...
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Get Coaching But Don’t Tell People

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Get leadership coaching but don't admit you got it.  The best in every field of endeavor gets coaching — that being objective, professional advice and direction. Trust me, whatever field you're in, your competition is getting outside input right now.  To compete you should too but just don't tell anyone. Not that it's a sign of weakness, ...
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